Things To Do

 Things To Do

Community Dune Planting

On Saturday, April 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., head to Beach 60th Street and Beach Front Road to join RISE for their first community planting of the Greater Rockaway Community & Shoreline Enhancement Plan. Help plant native grasses and shrubs along the east end of the Rockaways. Adults and kids are welcome to participate in this event. Dress accordingly. Community service hours available.

Spring Makers Market

On Sunday, April 2 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., head to the Rockaway Brewing Co (415 Beach 72nd Street) for a spring makers market featuring local vendors selling goods. Plus, live music and Caribbean food on the menu.

BC Easter Breakfast

On Sunday, April 8, come out for breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Christ Presbyterian Church by the Sea (102 Noel Road in Broad Channel) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to enjoy omelettes, eggs, pancakes, beverages and more. There’ll be pictures with the rabbit of the hour, too! All for $12 for adults; $7 for kids.

Morning Moves at RISE

On Mondays at 11 a.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) to join Ann Fosteris’ Fitness to You class. Masks required inside RISE.

JASA Weekly Yoga

On Mondays at 11 a.m. and Fridays at 11:30 a.m., adults 60+ are welcome to JASA Rockaway Park Older Adult Center (106-20 Shore Front Parkway) for weekly Yoga with Cynthia. Open to Adults 60 +. To register, call: 718-634-3044.

JASA Weekly Arts

On Thursdays at 10 a.m., adults 60+ are welcome to JASA Rockaway Park Older Adult Center (106-20 Shore Front Parkway) for weekly painting/arts and crafts. Let your creativity be free! To RSVP and for more details, call: 718-634-3044.

Core on the Floor

On Mondays from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) for a free core and lower body class with Ann Fosteris of Fitness to You. All are welcome! Bring a mat.  Masks required inside RISE.

Chair Movement Class

On Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., head to Temple Beth-El (201 Beach 121st Street) and breathe, balance, move and stretch in this chair yoga class led by Christine Walker. Donation based.

Chair Yoga

On Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., certified yoga instructor Ruth Graves offers a FREE chair yoga class at RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.).  Beginners to seasoned practitioners — and everyone in between — are invited. Masks are required inside RISE.

Cardio Punch

On Saturdays at 11 a.m., head to Seaside Library (116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) to join for a total body, non-contact workout fit for all levels. Punch, hook, and kick to motivating, high-energy music that progress into heart-pumping combinations. Through April 1.

Aging Mastery Program

Starting in April, Kingsborough Community College will be providing free writing workshops online on Zoom for NYS residents 50 and up. Basic course at 7 p.m. on Mondays starting April 3 and advanced course at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays starts on April 5. Send registration information to  with name, age, address, phone and course choice.

Free Classes, Spring Semester

Free classes at the Peninsula Adult Leaning Center, Queens Library (92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) begin April 17. GED (High School Equivalency), YALP (Young Adult Literacy Program, 16-24),  ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), Citizenship, Adult Basic Education, Art and Tech Workshops. Register now. Email: or call: 718-945-7058

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